Say Goodbye to Anal Skin Tags with Safe Removal
Are anal skin tags causing discomfort or aesthetic concerns? These common, benign bumps around the anus can lead to itching, irritation, and even interfere with personal hygiene. They typically develop when a blood vessel swells, stretching the skin, and then shrinks back to its original size, leaving the skin dangling. Common causes of anal skin tags include pregnancy, constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, heavy lifting, and strenuous exercise.
Understanding Anal Skin Tags and Their Causes
Anal skin tags are often linked to common factors like pregnancy, constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, and certain physical activities. These benign growths can lead to itching, discomfort, and interfere with daily life.
The Anal Skin Tag Removal Procedure
If you’re dealing with anal skin tags, removal is a simple outpatient procedure that can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. In some cases, it can be combined with another surgery for convenience. Patients can typically return to their regular activities the following day, but it’s important to avoid constipation and strenuous exercise during the first week. The complete recovery period is usually around six weeks.
Recovery and Prevention Tips
Recovery from anal skin tag removal is straightforward, with a short downtime. To prevent future skin tags, it’s crucial to avoid common risk factors like constipation and heavy lifting. These habits can significantly reduce the likelihood of developing new anal skin tags in the future.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Anal skin tags are typically diagnosed through a physical examination. If hemorrhoids (internal or external) are detected, patients may be referred for further evaluation by a colorectal or gastrointestinal specialist. Keep in mind that additional anal skin tags could develop in the future, highlighting the importance of managing risk factors.
If you’re experiencing anal skin tags and wish to explore your options for comfort and aesthetic appeal, contact our office at 530-753-2787 to schedule a complimentary in person consultation. Our team is here to help you regain your confidence and well-being.